Dates: Monday November 5th, 2012
Trumpet Fest 2012 is a day of master classes and clinics to educate and present to college and high school students the many aspects of trumpet playing, music education, and the music business.
This year’s festival features master classes, clinics and performances by special guest artists Jay Coble, Jim Stokes and Karl Sievers; CWU professor John Harbaugh; and the CWU Trumpet Choir.
Come to the 2012 Trumpet Festival and meet with representatives from Ted Brown Music, Conn/Selmer, Eastman Trumpets and Yamaha to try out the latest and greatest instruments. Trumpet fest will also showcase students, ensembles and more!!!
Trumpet Fest regular registration costs $30, but if you register online before the day of November 5, the cost is only $25!
You may also choose to participate in the National Trumpet Competition for the Northwest regional High School division. The winner is automatically entered into the semi-final competition in Washington, D.C. in March of 2013 and will receive a prize courtesy of Ted Brown Music.
For more information Visit http://www.nationaltrumpetcomp.org/
WMEA members will receive 8 clocks hours!
2012 Guest Artists
Jay Coble, Associate Professor of Trumpet at the University of South Florida, serves as a clinician in both classical and jazz genres. He has recorded for television shows and commercials and performed with Natalie Cole, Mel Torme, Nancy Wilson, and a many professional symphony orchestras. He toured internationally with Buddy Rich and Tom Jones, recorded CDs with his trumpet, trombone and piano trio "Confluences," jazz professor Chuck Owen's Jazz SURGE, and with jazz professor Jack Wilkins, and has been a member of Tampa Bay groups SHIM and Bogus Pomp.
Dr. Coble has traveled to China to teach and perform at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, the Conservatory of Music in XiAn, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and the Shenyang Conservatory of Music. He taught at the International Music Camp for years and has been an instructor at the Yellowstone Music Camp since 1991. As guest trumpet artist at the eighth annual Wyoming Festival of Trumpets at Northwest College in 2007, Coble led a master class for aspiring trumpeters through breathing and tonguing techniques. He emphasized focus and the mental image of the sounds, followed by the physical action to form it. He melded the philosophies of his teachers-William Adam, Boyde Hood, Joe Phelps, and Roy Poper- highlighting how differing pedagogical approaches can be complementary.
A Yamaha performing artist, Coble has premiered works for the Tampa Bay Composers Symposium and at several Bonk Festivals for new music.
Coble received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University, his master's degree from Indiana University, and his doctorate from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Karl Sievers grew up in Louisville, KY. His primary teachers were Delbert Hoon and Leon Rapier, who were both members of the Louisville Orchestra. while still in high school, Sievers performed in Lausanne, Switzerland, in Carnegie Hall, and in the Kennedy Center. Sievers went to college at the School of Music at Indiana University where his primary teacher was William Adam. While at IU he completed his Bachelors and Masters degrees in trumpet performance and began work on in the doctorate program. His formal education was completed at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri in Kansas City when he was awarded his doctoral degree.
Professionally, Sievers has enjoyed a very busy career. He has played with the orchestras of Indianapolis, Indiana, Charlotte, North Carolina and Dayton, Ohio. He was principal trumpet in the Cincinnati Ballet and is presently principal trumpet with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the University of Oklahoma Brass Quintet. Furthermore, Sievers is the current General Manager for the National Trumpet Competition.
In addition, Sievers has a commercial and jazz resume that is quite vast. He has performed on live television for seven years, played literally thousands of recording sessions, and played lead trumpet for countless touring shows and headline acts.
Teaching is Sievers’ passion. He currently enjoys the position of Professor of Trumpet at the School of Music at the University of Oklahoma. He is the proud father of three wonderful children as well as the loving husband of OKC Philharmonic violinist Dr. Beth Sievers.
James Stokes is the Associate Professor of Trumpet for the Appalachian State University Hayes School of Music. He holds Doctoral and Master’s degrees in performance from Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana University. He has performed with the Charlotte Symphony, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, CAPA Broadway Show Series and is co-principle of the Symphony of the Mountains. He is a featured artist and clinician throughout the US and in Beijing, China.
Stokes is an Artist/Performer/Adjudicator for the National Trumpet Competition. He is also an active member of the International Trumpet Guild, performing in Sydney, Australia as soloist and with the Mid-American Trumpet Ensemble (MATE) for the 2010 ITG Conference. He has recently premiered two new works: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano by Thomas Zugger, Concerto for Trumpet and Winds by William Harbinson and Games, a trumpet quartet by Scott Meister. James is a founding member of the New River Brass Ensemble and an Artist/Clinician with the Vincent Bach Corporation.
Recent performances by James Stokes of the Concerto for Trumpet and Winds by William Harbinson occurred in May of 2012 with the Indiana Wind Symphony and in June for the 2012 ASBDA National Convention in Asheville.
Trumpet Scholarships Available ~
The Robert Panerio Trumpet Scholarship was created through the generorsity of Robert and Charlotte Panerio in the 1990s and has been awarded as an annual scholarship to promising trumpet students. In 2008, the scholarship monies were used to establish an endowment that will serve studio for years to come. Your gifts will be of great service to the trumpet studio and will recognize the life's work of Professor Panerio.
Professor John Harbaugh,
Associate Professor of Trumpet
400 E University Way, Mail stop 7458
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7458
Office Phone: 509.963.1016
President, CWU Trumpet Club
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